Staponkutė Dalia

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Dalia Staponkutė – prose writer, translator.
She was born 14 August, 1964 in Šiauliai.
She finished 11th Secondary school in Šiauliai and in 1987 she finished her studies of philosophy at St. Petersburg University. She gave philosophy lectures at Šiauliai University and in 1989 she moved to Cyprus. For several years she worked as a translator in international companies and the Red Cross, gave lectures at European University Cyprus and University of Cyprus. She got her Doctoral degree, a participant of ACUME, a member of Lithuanian Association of Literary Translators (since 2005). She translates from Greek and English languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 2015.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Исторический Кипр. – Nicosia: Dorographics, 1995.
Lietumi prieš saulę: collection of essays. – Vilnius: Apostrofa, 2007.
Iš dviejų renkuosi trečią: my small odyssey. – Vilnius: Apostrofa, 2014.
Exultant Forces of Translation in the Philosophy of Travel of Alphonso Lingis. – New York: Nova Science, 2014.
Jenseits vom Entweder-Oder (translated to German by M. Roduner). – Hamburg: Verlag Expeditionen, 2015.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   G r e e k :
N. Kazantzakis. Paskutinis gundymas: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 1997, 2008.
J. Kampanelis. Mauthauzenas (with introduction). – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 1999.
N. Kazantzakis. Asketika (with introduction). – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2001.
N. Kazantzakis. Dievo neturtėlis (with introduction). – Vilnius: Šv. Bernardinų ir Pranciškonų vienuolyno leidykla, 2006.
Sala: 10 Kipro poetų. Kipro poezijos rinktinė (drew up, from Greek and English, with introduction.). – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2006.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   i n t o   G r e e k :
S. Parulskis. Τα ποιήματα: Με σκόνη και στάχτη / Eilėraščiai: in dust and ash (drew up). – Dvikalbis leidinys. – Rhodes: International Writers’ and Translators’ Centre, 2002.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
Sala: 10 Kipro poetų. Kipro poezijos rinktinė (drew up, from Greek and English, with introduction.). – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2006.
L. de Bernieres. Kapitono Korelio mandolina. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2007.

A w a r d s :
2007 Book “Lietumi prieš saulę” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, in Prose section.
2014 Book “Iš dviejų renkuosi trečią” was selected as the most creative book of the year.